Bearing Witness to Peace Talks: Stories from Afghanistan
November 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm UTC+7Free
In a year marked by violence and uncertainty, the peace talks in Afghanistan are entering a critical phase. In this 90-minute webinar organized by the Rotary Peace Fellow Alumni Association (RPFAA), Afghans living and working in Afghanistan speak out about their hopes for peace and the future of their country. After the testimonies, participants will have the chance to engage directly with the speakers through interactive discussion groups. We hope you will join us online!
Nasima Omari: “Gender and women conditions after peace talk”
Women’s Capacity Building and Development Organization Founder and Board member, Kabul/Afghanistan
Ms. Omari has more than 10 years of working experience in different sectors. She is founder of Women’s Capacity Building and Development Organization. She started her work with Cordaid in 2015, and worked with programs like Inclusive governance and improved security through influencing, Monitoring Women’s Peace and Security in Afghanistan and Inclusive security and inclusive Justice under Security & Justice portfolio.
Fahim Rahimi: “What is current community based peace activities”
Rotary Peace Fellow, Jalalabad/Afghanistan
Mr. Rahimi is an Assistant Professor of English and Peace Studies at Nangarhar University, and Ph.D. Research Scholar at Andhra University, India. He works as an International Editor with American Journal for Research Initiative. He worked with “Afghans for Progressive Thinking Organization” as Regional Coordinator to the promote the culture of peace, tolerance, openness, and respect through debates and dialogues among youths.
Mahmood Sear Ashraf: “What is grassroots people concern after peace talk”
Livestock Advisor in international Company, Kabul /Afghanistan
Mr. Ashraf has DVM and MSc. degrees on veterinary and animal science. He has 13 years’ experience in technical and managerial positions. His expertise are animal health and livestock development, rural development, income generation activities, IDPs and returnees, and extension services. He is responsible for 24 provinces of Afghanistan.